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Flooded streets in Howard Beach, Queens on Thursday, May 1, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Tri-State Area Hit With Flooding, Mudslides Caused By Soaking Rain

The New York City Office of Emergency Management said residents impacted by Wednesday’s flooding should contact 311 to report damage to their homes or businesses. New Yorkers can also report any damage at nyc.gov/311.

05/01/2014

Heavy rains caused the collapse of a retaining wall and a mudslide onto the Metro-North Hudson line north of Yonkers on Wed., April 30, 2014.  (Photo: Marc A. Hermann / MTA New York City Transit)

Metro-North, NJ TRANSIT Cleaning Up After Storm Damage, Mudslides

Flooding and other storm damage left by heavy rains Wednesday caused transit problems Thursday for commuters.

05/01/2014

Aftermath of the fatal Metro-North Railroad derailment, as seen from Chopper 880 on Dec. 2, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Blumenthal: Fines Imposed On Metro-North For Safety Violations Fail To Serve As Deterrent

There were 139 violations since 2004, Blumenthal said. Per 100 miles of track, Metro-North had five times the number of safety defects than any other commuter railroad in the country, he added.

04/18/2014

Metro-North Railroad

Metro-North Has 10 Times More Delays Than Last Year As Safety Efforts Ramp Up

Metro-North’s new president Joseph Giulietti, who took over earlier this year, has said the railroad will put safety as the top priority over being on time.

03/31/2014

A man uses a snow blower along the streets of a cold and snow covered Manhattan  January 3, 2014. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Frigid Temps Move In After First Storm Of Year Covers Tri-State With Snow

Bedford Park in the Bronx was on record with the highest snow total at 11.6 inches, according to the National Weather Service. Central Park recorded 6 inches of snow.

01/03/2014

Rescue workers are seen at the wreckage of a commuter train that derailed on Dec 1, 2013 in the Bronx. (Photo TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

MTA Adds Undercover ‘Spotters’ After Derailment

The stepped-up effort comes two weeks after a deadly Metro-North train derailment.

12/13/2013

Metro-North crews working on Tuesday, Dec. 3, to rebuild tracks that were damaged in Sunday's derailment in the Bronx. (Credit: MTA)

New Metro-North Safety Measures In Place Following Fatal Train Derailment

The MTA said the new protections will warn engineers of approaching speed reductions and automatically apply the train’s emergency brakes if speed is not lowered to the 30 mph maximum in the curve.

12/09/2013

Aftermath of the fatal Metro-North Railroad derailment, as seen from Chopper 880 on Dec. 2, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Metro-North Train Derailment Raises Questions About Technology

Safety officials have championed what’s known as positive train control technology for decades, but the railroad industry has sought to postpone having to install it because of the high cost and technological issues.

12/03/2013

An information board at Grand Central Terminal announces that Metro North services on the Hudson line will only work from Yonkers northbound on December 2, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Hudson Line MNR Service To Resume In Time For Wednesday Morning Rush

Commuters are advised to expect some possible delays

12/03/2013

NTSB investigators retrieve a black box event recorder from the derailed Metro North train. (Credit: NTSB)

NTSB Official: Metro-North Train Was Speeding At 82 Mph When It Derailed

The Metro-North train that derailed while rounding a riverside curve in the Bronx was traveling at 82 mph at the time, a federal official said Monday.

12/02/2013

A Metro-North train is seen in Rye, NY on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Metro-North Returns To Normal For New Haven Line Commuters

Nearly two weeks after a failed electrical circuit cut power to the New Haven line, service returned to a full schedule of trains for rush-hour Monday morning to Grand Central Terminal.

10/07/2013

Metro-North Train

Full Service On Metro-North New Haven Line Set To Resume Monday Morning

Crews were preparing this weekend for the full resumption of service on the Metro-North New Haven Line, nearly two weeks after a power meltdown caused a major service disruption.

10/05/2013

New Haven line commuters wait for a train. (credit: CBS 2)

Light At The End Of The Tunnel: Full Service On New Haven Line Expected To Resume Monday

Metro-North will conduct a test running trains on the rails this weekend as the final stage to ensure the repairs were successful.

10/04/2013

Crews work Friday, July 19 to remove derailed freight cars and repair damaged right-of-way along Metro-North Railroad's Hudson Line in the Bronx after derailment the previous evening. MTA Photo by Joseph P. Chan

Metro-North Hudson Line Back On Track With ‘Scattered Delays’

The railroad says all trains are running with scattered delays of up to 15 minutes until 10 p.m. After 10 p.m., bus service will connect commuters to shuttle train service.

07/22/2013

Crews remove a derailed freight car from the Metro-North tracks near Spuyten Duyvil. (credit: MTA)

MTA: Hudson Line Service To Be Back For Morning Commute

Service is expected to resume on Metro-North’s Hudson line in time for the Monday morning commute, following a suspension triggered by a freight train derailment Thursday night. The transit agency said delays were possible for the morning rush hour.

07/21/2013

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